Long, long ago in April, Jewish people across the U.S. celebrated a Passover unlike any others — an ancient ritual complicated by modern problems. Nine months later, Jews face similar challenges and are in need of light, warmth, and a full stomach.
Latkes, or fried potato pancakes, are arguably the centerpiece of any Hanukkah meal. As with most things, the holiday treats are the subject of spirited debate among Jewish families, and many have a strong set of opinions on the matter. In the end, there’s a perfect latke out there for everyone, even among this list of short rib-topped, Japanese-inspired, and vegan potato pancakes. Hanukkah this year runs from Thursday, December 10 to Friday, December 18.Read More